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Directors & Officers

Directors & Officers

Board of Directors

Darrell A. Francis
Chairman of the Board
Darrell Francis has served on the Board of Directors of PyraMax Bank, FSB since June 1986. He was appointed Chairman of the Board in July 2007. He owns and operates a private dental practice in Wisconsin and has performed general dentistry since 1976. Dr. Frances has been member of the South Milwaukee Police and Fire Commission for over 25 years. He is the former President of the South Milwaukee Lion's Club and was previously on the Board of Directors of Southshore-YMCA. Mr. Francis has extensive knowledge of local markets and the communities served by PyraMax Bank, FSB.
Monica Baker
Senior Vice President - Chief Brand Officer
Director
Monica Baker was appointed Senior Vice President-Chief Brand Officer in January 2014. Ms. Baker began with PyraMax Bank, FSB in 1993 as the Vice President of Marketing/Human Resources/Savings. In August 2000, she was promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing/Human Resources and then in 2010 promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing/Human Resources/Retail Lending. Ms. Baker has been on the Board of Directors since 2006. Prior to being employed with PyraMax Bank, FSB Ms. Baker was the Human Resources Officer at Maritime Savings Bank. She brings with her over 34 years of banking experience, focused on retail banking, retail lending, human resources and marketing. Ms. Baker holds her Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and undergraduate with a double major in Human Resources and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ms. Baker’s extensive experience in retail banking, retail lending, human resources and marketing are valuable to our Board of Directors in assessing the performance of PyraMax Bank, FSB.
Richard B. Hurd
President and Chief Executive Officer
Director
Richard Hurd was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of PyraMax Bank, FSB in 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Hurd was the Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Hurd has been a board member since 2004. He joined PyraMax Bank, FSB in 2001. Prior to joining PyraMax Bank, FSB Mr. Hurd had 30 years of banking experience at First Wisconsin National Bank, Marine Bank and Bank One Corporation. Mr. Hurd’s banking experience and knowledge of financial markets enhance the breadth of experience of our Board of Directors.
Joseph G. Murphy
Director
Joseph Murphy has served on the Board of Directors of PyraMax Bank, FSB since December 2005. He was City Attorney for the City of South Milwaukee from 1982 to 2016. Mr. Murphy was a principal shareholder in Murphy & Leonard, LLP (formerly Murphy & Brennan), a Milwaukee law firm concentrating in commercial litigation, municipal law, real estate, estate planning and family law from 1981 to 2016. Mr. Murphy was an Assistant District Attorney in Milwaukee County from 1977 to 1981. Mr. Murphy retired in 2017. Mr. Murphy's extensive and varied background as an attorney and in real estate are valuable to our Board of Directors.
James Spiegelberg
Director
James Spiegelberg was appointed to PyraMax Bank, FSB’s Board of Directors in 2006. He owns Spiegelberg Financial Services, a full-service tax, accounting and financial services firm. Mr. Spiegelberg has over 27 years of accounting experience. Mr. Spiegelberg was Vice President of Finance, TransWorld Express Airlines from 1987 to 1989 and Vice President of Finance & Administration, JBL Professional from 1989 to 1993. Prior to that, he was Director of Accounting, Jet America Airlines from 1985 to 1987. Mr. Spiegelberg began his professional experience with Touche Ross as an auditor from 1981 to 1983. After successfully passing the CPA exam, he accepted a position in Internal Audit with Rexnord Corporation from 1983 to 1985. In 2001, Mr. Spiegelberg became an Investment Advisor Representative and also holds health and life insurance licenses, which adds valuable knowledge and experience to our Board of Directors. His work experience qualifies him to be a member of the Audit Committee as an “audit committee financial expert” under the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
John Talsky
Director
John Talsky was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2001. Mr. Talsky is an attorney who has owned a law firm specializing in estate planning and related services since 1973. Mr. Talsky is the Village of Greendale Board of Zoning Appeals Member, Chairman (1990 to Present). Mr. Talsky’s broad legal experience enables him to bring a unique perspective to the Board of Directors.
Gary Zenobi
Director
Gary Zenobi was appointed to the Board of Directors in 1992. Mr. Zenobi is a retired certified public accountant who owned his own certified public accounting firm, GAZ LLC, from 2010 to 2015. He was a partner in the accounting firm of Bartlett & Zenobi, SC. from 1994 to 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Zenobi owned his own firm Gary A. Zenobi, S.C. from 1988 to 1994. Mr. Zenobi also worked at the CPA firms Jannsen & Co. SC from 1977 to 1987 and Bersch and Co. SC from 1973 to 1976. He was the Comptroller of American Medical Services, Inc from 1970 to 1973 and began his career working for Touche Ross firm from 1967 to 1970. Mr. Zenobi is a certified public accountant and his diverse background and broad experience in public accounting enhances our Board of Director’s oversight of financial reporting. His work experience qualifies him to be a member of the Audit Committee as an “audit committee financial expert” under the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Senior Management

Richard J. Krier
Chief Financial Officer
Richard J. Krier joined PyraMax Bank, FSB in April 2011 as the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Krier served as the Chief Financial Officer of Partnership Community Bancshares from 2008 until 2011. Mr. Krier has over 30 years of broad-based banking experience in the areas of financial management, operations, performance measurement and decision support. Mr. Krier is also a certified public accountant.
Charles Mauer
Chief Credit Officer
Charles Mauer joined PyraMax Bank, FSB in June 2010 as PyraMax Bank, FSB’s Chief Credit Officer. He is responsible for the overall management of PyraMax Bank, FSB’s Credit Administration Department, including loan underwriting, loan review, lending support, loan policies, procedures and processes to ensure the overall quality of PyraMax Bank, FSB’s loan portfolio. Mr. Mauer has over 30 years of commercial, consumer and mortgage lending as well as credit administration experience. Prior to working at PyraMax Bank, FSB, he was a First Vice President of Credit Administration at Ozaukee Bank where he also managed client relationships for over 20 years. In 2007, Ozaukee Bank was acquired by BMO Harris. Mr. Mauer remained with BMO Harris for three years serving as Senior Vice President - Concurrence Officer.
Thomas K. Peterson
Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
Thomas K. Peterson was appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer as of January, 2017. Prior to being employed by PyraMax Bank, FSB, Mr. Peterson was the Commercial Business Segment Leader for the Milwaukee-Madison Markets for Associated Bank from 2014 to 2017, and was the Commercial Business Team Leader for the Milwaukee Unit from 2010-2014. Mr. Peterson has over 36 years of banking experience, including various commercial banking roles at Ozaukee Bank, Harris-BMO and Associated Bank.